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Science Journal Spotlight: Strengthening the college community from a distance

16 December 2021

The Summer 2021 issue of the Science Journal explores the “remote” nature of teaching and learning in the college. Despite a remote or hybrid working environment, the college community has continued to forge important connections with each other. Here, we highlight several notable efforts and members of our community.

 

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2020 Climate And Diversity Award Recipients.

Climate & Diversity Awards.
The college recognizes three members of our community for extraordinary commitment to enhancing the environment of mutual respect and diversity.

 

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graphic of women's mentoring panel

Eberly Women Talk Mentoring.
In March, the college held a virtual panel discussion to address the value of mentorship in supporting women in STEM careers.

 

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Dave Lehr

Alumni Spotlight: David Lehr.
Physics alumnus David Lehr uses his knack for problem solving to help tackle big issues in the healthcare industry.

 

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Curiosity rover on rocky surface of Mars

Penn State Alumnus Takes Photos from Mars.
Recent graduate Michael Maimone helps operate the cameras on the Mars Curiosity Rover, analyze the data it collects, and search for signs of life on the red planet. 

 

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Thomas and Hettsmanger in a restaurant

Professors Emeriti Endow Early Career Professorship in Department of Statistics.
Hoben Thomas, professor emeritus of psychology, and Thomas Hettmansperger, professor emeritus of statistics, and their families have established an Early Career Professorship in Statistics to honor their more than 40-year friendship and the important role that the field of statistics played in their lives.

View the rest of this issue at the Science Journal web page.